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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. May 1st, 2015

Hall

Carolyn Herrington Edge, 69, Gainesviell
Carolyn Herrington Edge, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, May 01, 2015 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness.   Funeral services are schedu ...
David Tait Rae, 72, Gainesville
            David “Dave” Tait Rae, Jr. age 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, died Friday, May 1, 2015 at Northeast ...

Lumpkin

Shelba Dyer Whaley, 74, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Shelba Dyer Whaley, age 74, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday May 1, 2015 at Northeast GA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.   Shelba was born in Dahlon ...

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Shelley G. Bailey, 72, Crawford
Mr. Shelley G. Bailey, age 72, of Crawford, GA and formerly of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, May 1, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Glad and Lavonia Bailey; ...

White

Paul Cantrell, 90, Sautee
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Paul Cantrell age 90 of Sautee. Mr. Cantrell Passed away Friday May 1, 2015 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplet ...
Paul Thomas Cantrell Sr., age 90, of Sautee, passed away Friday, May 1, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Cantrell was born June 25, 1924 in Sautee to the late Elijah and Sarah Francis ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.